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Composer of the Week: Rossini


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Donald Macleod and Robert Lloyd discuss Rossini's 40-year retirement from composing for the opera.
Amen, in Sempiterna (Stabat Mater)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Istvan Kertesz
Prélude Pétulant Rococo (Peches de Vieillesse, Book 8)
Alberto Portugheis (piano)
Kyrie Eleison (Petite Messe Solennelle) Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Katia Labeque and Maria Labeque
(pianos), David Briggs (harmonium), director Stephen Cleobury
Preludio Religioso ; Sanctus; 0 Salutaris Hostia; Agnus Dei (Petite Messe
Solennelle) Daniella Dessi (soprano),
Gloria Scalchi (mezzo), Giuseppe Sabbatini (tenor), Michele Petrusi (bass), Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus and Orchestra


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Piano: Alberto Portugheis
Unknown: Katia Labeque
Pianos: Maria Labeque
Pianos: David Briggs
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Director: Preludio Religioso
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Soprano: Daniella Dessi
Soprano: Gloria Scalchi
Tenor: Giuseppe Sabbatini
Tenor: Michele Petrusi

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Composer of the Week: Rossini

BBC Radio 3, 8 August 2003 9.00

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